WW2

World War 2:  Robertson - Rose

Surname  Forename(s) Rank Home Relationship
Robertson Alexander Private Strathpeffer  
Robertson Andrew Private Tain Brothers 1
Robertson G L/Corporal Contin  
Robertson G Sergeant Evanton  
Robertson George Private Tain Brothers 1
Robertson George PO Fearn  
Robertson George M Private Glasgow  
Robertson Hugh Private Nigg Brothers 2
Robertson Jack CQMS Nigg Brothers 2
Robertson John Private Tain Brothers 1
Robertson Lee Private Tain  
Robertson R Captain/Rev Lochcarron  
Robertson William Private Tain Brothers 1
Rogers Alastair Private Evanton  
Rose A R Private Fearn Brothers 3
Rose D B L/Corporal Fearn Brothers 3
Rose George CSM Ardgay  
Rose J ? Fearn Brothers 3

 

Date of Paper:   19.05.1944
Surname:   Robertson
Forename(s):   Alexander
Rank:   Private
Regiment:   Seaforths
Home Address:   Millnain Cottages, Strathpeffer

EXTRACT FROM RJ: 
Pte. Alexander Robertson, The Seaforths, killed in action, was the husband of Mrs Robertson, Millnain Cottages, Strathpeffer.

Date of Paper:   26.07.1940 and 10.11.1944
Surname:   Robertson
Forename(s):   Andrew, George, John and William
Rank:   Private
Regiment:   The Seaforths / Royal Scots Fusiliers
Home Address:   Manse Street, Tain

EXTRACT FROM RJ: 
Pte. William Robertson, Pte. George Robertson and Pte. Andrew Robertson, the Seaforths, missing, are sons of Mr and Mrs Robertson, Manse Street, Tain. Prior to the war, William and Andrew were employed at Inchindown; George was engaged in agricultural work at Mansefield.

Handwritten notes: "Prisoners of War 6th Sept., 1940. Liberated 1st June, 1945."

[10.11.1944] ROBERTSON - Killed on active service, on 28th October, 1944, John Robertson, R.S.F., son of George and the late Mrs Robertson, Manse Street, Tain, and beloved brother of Mrs Stout, Tain. Sadly missed.

News has been received at Tain that Pte. John (Jocky) Robertson, Royal Scots, has died of wounds in Belgium. A member of the Tain company of Territorials at the outbreak of war, he was discharged on account of being much under age, but rejoined the army in 1942 when still under age. His death will be generally mourned, for his pleasant personality made him a great favourite. Deep sympathy will be extended to his father, brothers and sister in their loss.

Date of Paper:   31.07.1942
Surname:   Robertson
Forename(s):   G.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Regiment:   Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address:   Achilty Saw Mill, Contin

EXTRACT FROM RJ:  KILLED IN ACTION
Mrs Mackenzie, Achilty Saw Mill, Contin, has been officially notified that her son, L./Cpl. G. Robertson, Seaforths, was killed in action on 4th June, 1940, on the Somme. Much sympathy is felt for his mother and two brothers and sisters.

Date of Paper:   06.10.1944
Surname:   Robertson
Forename(s):   G.
Rank:   Sergeant
Regiment:   Seaforths
Home Address:   Lagavoulin, Novar, Evanton

EXTRACT FROM RJ: 
Sgt. G. Robertson, The Seaforths, wounded in Burma, is a son of Mrs Robertson, Lagavoulin, Novar. His brothers are serving in the Navy.

Date of Paper:   22.09.1939
Surname:   Robertson
Forename(s):   George
Rank:   Petty Officer
Regiment:   Royal Navy Reserve
Home Address:   Knocknahar Cottage, Inver, Fearn

EXTRACT FROM RJ: 
Official information has come from Kirkwall that George Robertson, Knocknahar Cottage, Inver, Fearn, was lost in the sinking of HMS Courageous. Deceased was a Petty Officer on the Naval Reserve and was called up a few days before war was declared. Prior to his return to service, he was employed as an engineer- fireman at Fendom, near Tain. About 40 years of age, he is survived by his widow and a young child, who are at present in residence in Kirkwall. To them deep sympathy will be extended.

Date of Paper:  30.07.1943
Surname:   Robertson
Forename(s):   George Maclennan
Rank:   Private
Regiment:   Gordon Highlanders
Home Address:   Govanhill, Glasgow

EXTRACT FROM RJ:    KILLED IN ACTION
Pte. George Maclennan Robertson, Gordon Highlanders, reported missing on November 3rd, 1942, is now officially reported as killed in action in the Middle East. Deceased was the only son of Mr J. Robertson, Govanhill, Glasgow, and the late Mrs Robertson, and grandson of the late Mr and Mrs Maclennan, Bayhead, Munlochy.

Date of Paper:   12.07.1940
Surname:   Robertson
Forename(s):   Hugh and Jack
Rank:   Private / Company Quartermaster Sergeant
Regiment:   Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address:   Pitcalzean Mains, Nigg

EXTRACT FROM RJ: 
C.Q.M.S. Jack Robertson, The Seaforths, wounded and in hospital in this country, is the eldest son of Mr and Mrs Alexander Robertson, Pitcalzean Mains, Nigg.

Handwritten notes: [ref. Hugh] "Youngest son of Mr and Mrs Alex Robertson. Missing. Liberated 1st June, 1945."

Date of Paper:   23.08.1940
Surname:   Robertson
Forename(s):   Lee
Rank:   Private
Regiment:   Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address:   1 Rose Street, Tain

EXTRACT FROM RJ: 
Pte. Lee Robertson, The Seaforths, missing, is the son of the late Mr Robertson, and of Mrs Robertson, 1 Rose Street, Tain. Prior to the war he was employed by Mr J. Matheson & Coy., grocer, Lamington Street, Tain.

Handwritten notes: "Missing. Prisoner of War 11th October, 1940. Liberated 1st June, 1945."

Date of Paper:   25.02.1944
Surname:   Robertson
Forename(s):   R.
Rank:   Captain (Rev.)
Regiment:   Cameronians
Home Address:   Lochcarron

EXTRACT FROM RJ:  WOUNDED
Capt. R. Robertson, Cameronians, wounded in the back and forehead, was prior to the war Parish Minister of Lochcarron. He previously served with the Lovat Scouts in the Garoe Islands, and was wounded but recovered.

Date of Paper:   12.07.1940
Surname:   Rogers
Forename(s):   Alastair
Rank:   Private
Regiment:   Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address:   Livera Street, Evanton

EXTRACT FROM RJ: 

Handwritten notes: "Son of Mr G. H. Rogers, merchant, and worked with his father. Missing.  Prisoner of War 9th August, 1940.  Liberated 25th May, 1945."

Date of Paper: 27.09.1940
Surname:   Rose
Forename(s):   A. R., D. B. and J.
Rank:   Private / Lance Corporal
Regiment:   Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address:   Balaldie, Fearn

EXTRACT FROM RJ: 

Handwritten notes: "Sons of Mr and Mrs A. Rose, Balaldie, Fearn. Prisoners of War. L./Cpl. D. B. Rose liberated 8/6/45; other brothers also returned."

Date of Paper:   10.09.1943
Surname:   Rose
Forename(s):   George
Rank:   Company Sergeant Major
Regiment:    Seaforths
Home Address:   Cornhills, Ardgay

EXTRACT FROM RJ: 

Handwritten note: "Killed in action."

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